Tag Archives: Predicts

National ballet company predicts largest audiences in years for its return after Covid halt

The American Ballet Theatre — the country’s national ballet company — has announced it will be returning to the stage in New York City this October, a year after halting indoor performances due to Covid. “We cannot wait to see ABT in the Lincoln Center theaters that are our home,” ABT Executive Director Kara Medoff… Read More »

Famed investor Bill Ackman brushes off delta fears and predicts ‘massive’ economic boom

Famed investor Bill Ackman doesn’t think that the delta variant of COVID-19 will put much of a damper on the country’s economic recovery. Ackman, founder and CEO of Pershing Square Capital Management, said that the delta variant is very contagious but is not notably more deadly than other strains of the virus across the world.… Read More »

Pfizer CEO predicts coronavirus oral antiviral pill ready ‘by end of year’

Albert Bourla, chairman and CEO of Pfizer, said Tuesday he hopes the company’s coronavirus oral antiviral therapeutic in early-stage trials will be ready by the end of the year. “…If all goes well and we implement the same speed that we did so far and we are and if regulators also do the same and they are,… Read More »

Dr. Birx predicts up to 200,000 U.S. coronavirus deaths ‘if we do things almost perfectly’

Coronavirus Response Coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx (R) speaks with US President Donald Trump and Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Dr. Anthony Fauci during a Coronavirus Task Force press briefing in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 29, 2020. Jim Watson | AFP | Getty… Read More »

NIH head predicts Alzheimer’s breakthrough within five years

The head of the Trump administration’s medical research institution predicted the United States would be closer to slowing the progression of Alzheimer’s disease within the next five years. “Will we have a cure this year? Probably not,” National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins said on New Year’s Eve in an interview with Newsmakers on… Read More »

Model Predicts Cognitive Decline Due to Alzheimer’s Up to Two Years Out

Researchers hope the system can zero in on the right patients to enroll in clinical trials, to speed discovery of drug treatments. By Rob Matheson A new model developed at MIT can help predict if patients at risk for Alzheimer’s disease will experience clinically significant cognitive decline due to the disease, by predicting their cognition… Read More »

Medical News Today: Coexisting conditions: New test predicts suicide, cognitive risk

After studying thousands of people for over a decade, researchers have concluded that living with multiple chronic conditions can seriously affect a person’s brain health and mental well-being, hastening forms of memory loss and increasing the risk of dying by suicide. Having multiple chronic conditions can speed up cognitive decline. Recent research has shown that… Read More »